Height – 6ft 2”
Date of birth – 9th November 1995
Turned pro – September 2018
Family – Single
Residence – Waterford, Ireland
Ireland’s Robin Dawson is a proven winner and made the decision to turn professional in September 2018.
Ranked 8th in the World Amateur Golf rankings upon joining the paid ranks, Robin had a fantastic 2018 season, claiming victory at the Flogas Irish Amateur Open and finishing in runner-up position at both The Amateur Championship and the European Amateur Championship.
Other notable finishes for Robin during this 2018 season included 5th place at the West of Ireland Amateur Championship and tied 8th at the Scottish Men’s Amateur Open Championship.
During his 2018 season, Robin was also selected to represent Europe at the Bonallack Trophy, Great Britain and Ireland at the St. Andrew’s Trophy and Ireland at the World Amateur Team Championships, the European Amateur Championships and the Home Internationals.
2017 was also a successful year for Dawson, recording runner-up finishes at the South African Stroke Play Championship, The Cape Province Open, the European Nations Cup in Sotogrande and the Mullingar Scratch Cup.
A proven winner, Robin has not only won the 2018 Flogas Irish Amateur Open, but also the World University Championships in 2016, the European University Championships in 2015 and the Irish Boys Amateur Open in 2013.
Robin was a leading member of the Paddy Harrington Golf Scholarship programme while he was a student at Maynooth University and represented the college at many prestigious tournaments around the world, including the Patriot All-America Invitational, the R&A Foundation Scholars Tournament and the World and European University Championships, both of which he claimed victory at.
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Robin has a huge interest in horses and completed an honours degree in Equine Business at Maynooth University.